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Portable Gas Sensors Improve Atmospheric Pollution Measurements
2012-04-30 08:51:27

Different types of compact, low-power portable sensors under development by three independent research groups may soon yield unprecedented capabilities to monitor ozone, greenhouse gases, and air pollutants. The three teams will each present their work at the Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO: 2012 (http://www,cleoconference.org), to be held May 6-11, in San Jose, Calif. Princeton University engineer Amir Khan and colleagues, working with space scientists at the University of...

2012-04-25 02:26:31

13th annual State of the Air 2012 report shows continued progress, challenges LOS ANGELES, April 25, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Lung Association released the State of the Air 2012 today, an annual report on air quality which lists both the cleanest and most polluted areas in the country. This year's report shows that although California still has some of the worst air in the nation, continuous progress in reducing ozone and particulate pollution has resulted in the...

2012-04-25 02:26:26

SAINT PAUL, Minn., April 25, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Minnesota received its air quality grades in the 2012 State of the Air Report, released today by the American Lung Association. On the whole, the state earned improved grades for the number and severity of "high ozone days," but scored lower grades for "high particle pollution days." Duluth was one of five municipal areas ranked by the national report as a "cleanest city" for both ozone and year-round particle pollution....

2012-04-24 22:21:13

Finds Air Quality Improvements in Nation's Most Polluted Cities Positive Air Quality Trends Continue, While Big Polluters and Congress Seek to Weaken Proven Clean Air Controls WASHINGTON, April 25, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Lung Association's State of the Air 2012 report released today finds that in America's most polluted cities, air quality was at its cleanest since the organization's annual report began 13 years ago. This year's report details the trend that...

2012-04-23 06:25:04

NEW YORK, April 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On April 19, before the 2012 Earth Day, the sculpture, "SKY-PATCHING: GODDESS Nuwa," was displayed at Times Square. The exhibit attracted thousands of world tourists. The sculpture was created by Yuan Xikun, a renowned Chinese artist, member of Standing Committee of Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference and the UNEP Patron for the Arts and Environment. Besides his sculpture, paintings created by students from School of...

2012-03-29 08:50:49

Rice University study finds federal efforts most effective at cutting pollutants In a recent study published by the Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association, the Rice research group of environmental engineer Daniel Cohan looked at state implementation plans (SIPs) mandated by the United States Clean Air Act. SIPs detailed how states would attain standards set by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for cutting ozone and other ground-level contaminants by 2009. The...

2012-03-21 02:23:50

SAN FRANCISCO, March 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ozone, a leading integrated demand gen marketing agency, announced today the redesign and launch of its website at www.ozoneonline.com. The primary reason for the redesign was to ensure the company's capabilities and its new logo are strongly emphasized. The website depicts Ozone's capabilities clearly, in that marketing, website design, and analytics and optimization are well defined and communicated. The site provides in-depth...

2012-03-15 22:12:13

Worldwide increases in the incidences of asthma, allergies, infectious and cardiovascular diseases will result from a variety of impacts of global climate change, including rising temperatures, worsening ozone levels in urban areas, the spread of desertification, and expansions of the ranges of communicable diseases as the planet heats up, the professional organization representing respiratory and airway physicians stated in a new position paper released today. The paper is published...

2012-03-12 07:00:00

Spring is the season when nature awakens. For allergy sufferers that means increasing pollen and other allergens floating in the air. Triple A Air Conditioning at dfwairconditioning.com has a Lennox high tech device to install in the residence and improve quality of life and indoor air quality. Flower Mound, TX (PRWEB) March 12, 2012 There´s no place–and no feeling–like a healthy home. It´s where one can relax in perfect comfort, without thinking twice about breathing...

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2012-03-12 16:26:42

The man who first suspected that the Earth's protective ozone layer was being depleted has died at the age of 84-years-old. Sherwood Rowland, a U.S. chemistry professor, published a paper on the dangers of chloroflourocarbons (CFCs) in 1974. He received a Nobel Prize for his work 20 years later because at the time of his paper being published his ideas were ridiculed. Rowland was a University of California researcher who, along with colleagues, led to some restrictions being placed...


Latest Ozone Reference Libraries

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2012-05-12 09:22:57

Atlantis launched from Kennedy Space Center on November 3, 1994 at 11:59 AM EST and landed at Edwards AFB on November 14 at 7:33 AM PST. The shuttle orbited 174 times at an altitude of 164 nautical miles at an inclination of 57 degrees and travelled 4.5 million miles. The mission lasted 10 days, 22 hours, 34 minutes, and 2 seconds. This mission further advanced efforts to collect data about sun's energy output, chemical makeup of the Earth's middle atmosphere, and how these factors affect...

Earth's Atmosphere
2004-10-19 04:45:44

Earth's Atmosphere -- Earth's atmosphere consists of nitrogen (78.1%) and oxygen (20.9%), with small amounts of argon (0.9%), carbon dioxide (variable, but around 0.035%), water vapor, and other gases. The atmosphere protects life on Earth by absorbing ultraviolet solar radiation and reducing temperature extremes between day and night. 75% of the atmosphere exists within 11km of the planetary surface. Temperature and the Atmospheric Layers The temperature of the Earth's atmosphere...

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